Definition of farcy in English:

farcy

noun

  • [mass noun] Glanders in horses (or a similar disease in cattle) in which there is inflammation of the lymph vessels, causing nodules (farcy buds or buttons).

    • ‘If the skin and underlying lymphatic tissue only is involved it is called farcy.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French farcin, from late Latin farciminum, from farcire to stuff (because of the appearance of the swollen nodules).

Pronunciation:

farcy

/ˈfɑːsi/